Founders Journal


Founders Journal · Winter 2005 · p. 29


Southern Baptist Founders Conference

The national conference for 2005 will be held July 12–15 at Riverbend Community Church in Ormond Beach, Florida. The theme is The Gospel and the Family. Keynote speakers will be Tedd Tripp and Paul David Tripp. This year we will also be offering sessions for youth and children. The youth sessions will be taught by Michael Harsch, who serves as Pastor of Students at Riverbend Community Church. The youth will focus on the theme: We are Family: Ten Reasons God Gave Us Our Families. Cindy Malott, the Children’s Ministry Director at Riverbend will coordinate all of the children’s sessions. The children will participate in a Reformation Celebration: A Look at the Life of Martin Luther.

Register early! The first 240 paid adult registrants will receive a $25 rebate.

For more information, call (386) 362-5239 Or see our website online:

New Books by Dr. Tom Nettles

Christian Focus Publications has just released the first volume of a three-volume set by Dr. Tom Nettles: The Baptists: Volume 1 Key People involved in forming a Baptist Identity

The nature of Baptist identity has come to a place of critical importance in Baptist studies. What exactly constitutes a Baptist? Tom Nettles seeks to answer this fascinating question through examining the lives of some of the most high profile and influential Baptists in history. From John Spilsbury to William Carey we are taken on an enlightening journey through the origin and expansion of the Baptist Church.

Retail: $29.99 (392 pages, hard cover) ISBN: 1 85792 995 0

This fall Broadman Press will release another new book by Dr. Nettles: Ready for Reformation? Bringing Authentic Reform to Southern Baptist Churches. One of the chapters from this book is included in this issue of the Founders Journal (see page 14).